ERIC Number: ED217724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Practice and Problems in Language Testing. Proceedings of the International Language Testing Symposium of the Interuniversitare Sprachtestgruppe (4th, Essex, England, September 14-17, 1981).
Culhane, Terry, Ed.; And Others
These proceedings on language testing include the following papers: (1) "The Style Test," by H. Bonheim; (2) "Testing between the Cultures: A Case Study of ESP Testing in Non-idealized Situations," by R. Brunt; (3) "Graded Objectives and Tests in British Schools," by M. Buckby; (4) "The Spanish Attributive Construction SER/ESTAR + Adjective: Real Use Phenomena Submitted to Adult Learners," by N. Delbecque and J. De Kock; (5) "Towards a Practical Model of a Communicative Competence Testing Program," by R. Fischer; (6) "Report on an Experiment in Activated Group Achievement Testing for Advanced Students of Spoken English," by T. Hayward, A. Michiels, and J. Noel; (7) "The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Achievement Test Program," by R. Henderson; (8)"Computer-Based Analysis of Open-Ended Foreign-Language Test Items," by T. Lindblad; (9) "Testing Oral Proficiency in Life-Like Settings: Rating Scales and Reliability," by J. Mets; (10) "The Test of Ability to Subordinate: Predictive and Concurrent Validity for Attained ESL Composition," by K. Perkins; (11) "The C-Test--A Modification of the Cloze Procedure," by U. Raatz and C. Klein-Braley; (12) "A Review of Issues Raised in the Production of the English Language Testing Service," by I. Seaton; (13) "Teachers' Attitudes towards Language Tests and Testing," by D. Stevenson and U. Riewe; and (14) "A Study of the Predictive Validity of the Michigan Battery, with Special Reference to the Composition Component," by D. Wall. (AMH)
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Communicative Competence (Languages), Computer Assisted Testing, English (Second Language), Error Analysis (Language), Higher Education, Language Attitudes, Language Tests, Predictive Validity, Rhetoric, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Standardized Tests, Teacher Attitudes, Test Validity, Testing, Writing Evaluation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essex Univ., Colchester (England). Dept. of Language and Linguistics.
Note: In its: Occasional Papers No. 26. Not available in paper copy because of poor reproducibility of original document. One article in German has been omitted. For related documents, see FL 013 015-028.